Iranian prisoners

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Updated January Events 2017


Musical Devotions: NW Portland Friday, Jan. 13, 7:00 pm.  Welcome all to our monthly devotions! This month we will enjoy a musical interfaith devotional. We'll have some selected prayers and quotes, but feel free to bring any Writings/quotes/music you'd like to share. For more information, please call Nikki at 503 701-8995. Dialog:  "The Bahá’í Faith [...]

Quiet Genocide

May Events 2016


A discussion of health and medicine from the perspective of the Bahá’í teachings, and an opportunity to hear first-hand accounts of religious persecution in Iran are happening this coming week. WILSONVILLE FRIDAY, MAY 13 at 7:00 pm: The Tablet of Medicine provides a foundation for "global medicine" uniting east and west, ancient and modern, science [...]

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom officials

Resolution Passes Condemning Persecution of Baha’is


U.S. Senate Passes Resolution 148 Condemning the Persecution of the Baha’i Community in Iran December 18, 2015 - from the U.S. Baha’i Office of Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Last night, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution “condemning the government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants [...]

Education is Not a Crime photo

“TO LIGHT A CANDLE” Film Screenings


February Events part 2 - All are invited! The 55-minute documentary film "To Light a Candle" by Maziar Bahari sparked the global "Education Is Not A Crime" campaign for universal access to higher education. The campaign has been endorsed by a string of Nobel laureates and other prominent figures around the world. The Baha’is are Iran’s [...]

Scientists add voices to rising support for Baha’i educators


A committee concerned with human rights for scientists across the globe has joined the call to free the Bahá’í educators incarcerated in Iran — one of several developments related to ongoing efforts to open up educational access for Bahá’ís in the country of the Faith’s birth. Meanwhile, a leading project in those efforts, Education Under [...]

Campaigners join hands around photos of Iranian Baha'i prisoners

Rally in Rio calls for Iran to respect human rights


RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil —Representatives from government, religious communities and civil society organizations were among the 800 human rights supporters who gathered to call upon Iran to cease its persecution of Baha'is and other religious minorities. Participants travelled from all over Brazil to take part in the rally, held at Rio's Copacabana Beach yesterday, some spending [...]

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